Lepidium austrinum Small
Southern pepperwort, Southern peppergrass
Brassicaceae (Mustard Family)USDA Symbol: LEAU3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: E R.O.W. of Ira Lee Rd & 90 m S of Laurens Lane, San Antonio.
Habitat: Sunny roadside; some run-off from road; several colonies.
Description: Apparent annual from 4-7 cm taproot, erect, single stalk; minor branching in upper 1/3, hirsute. Cauline leaves sessile, lanceolate, serrate, to 5 x 25 mm. Upper leaves similar, reduced. Sepals soon deciduous. Petals rudimentary. Pedicels slightly flattened. Silicles 3 mm long, sparsely pubescent w/appressed trichomes.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Apr 29, 1994
Specimen number: 573
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0857
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63 Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)